Bc Doctors

B.C.'s $1-Billion Investment Fails To Improve Primary Health Care

Kimberlyn McGrail | Posted 09.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Kimberlyn McGrail

Since 2006, British Columbia has spent more than $1 billion to improve primary health care. So have B.C. patients benefited from such a massive investment? Sadly, it appears not.

B.C. Doctors Prescribing Exercise

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Next time you visit your doctor, her or she may prescribe you something other than pills. Prescription of Health, by Doctors of B.C., has physician...

Doctor Stripped Of Registration After Sex Assault

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The B.C. College of Physicians and Surgeons has stripped a Victoria, B.C., doctor of his registration after he was convicted of sexually as...

$100,000 Offer For B.C. Doctors To Do This

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The B.C. Medical Association and the provincial government are teaming up to offer a big carrot to doctors to get them to practice in sever...

ER Doctors Declare B.C. Emergency

CBC | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Doctors from across the province say 19 of the busiest emergency rooms have chronic shortages, resulting in stretched staffing and poor patient care. ...

B.C. Family Doctors Just Phone Call Away

Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Patients in B.C. will soon be able to consult their family doctors by phone in a new program announced Friday by the provincial health ministry and th...

B.C. Budget Has Bad News For Doctors

CP | Wendy Cox, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The British Columbia government is girded for tough negotiations with its doctors, telling physicians it's time for them to do their part a...

B.C. Doctors Ink Four-Year Deal

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Doctors in British Columbia will receive slightly higher fees and see new money go to family practices, specialty services and the recruit...